Thursday, October 02, 2014
Not such good news: lung update #2
Well-- discovered that I am part of the few who can't take pirfenidone. 3 in a thousand have a liver reaction-- so that is what my blood tests showed today. A disappointing development as currently it is the only drug that stops the progression of the fibrosis. Taking it in for now - see my pulmonologist in a couple of weeks to hear from him. My brother and mother had it and lived a long time and died of something else - so will think on that prognosis rather than worse things. Definitely puts life in the "live for the present moment" category. Prayers appreciated. But refer to the post on why I might not be talking a lot about it. (2 back). Thanks for the support - I can feel that.
Posted by Ann at 7:28 PM